❉ Star of Rita, Sue and Bob Too and Happy Valley announces his debut novel.
❉ A victim of timing as much as of its own flaws, Scream of the Shalka remains a fascinating glimpse into an alternative vision for Doctor Who.
❉ Umberto Lenzi’s notoriously nasty crime thriller, with a score from Ennio Morricone, makes its Blu-ray debut.
❉ A comprehensive, lavishly illustrated reissue of a compelling snapshot of club life in 1990.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering: This week, writer, broadcaster and T-Rexpert, Mark Paytress.
❉ Casualties of War is a fitting end to Big Finish’s War Doctor series and an essential piece of ‘Doctor Who’ for all, writes Ian McCann.
❉ Nick Clement presents his assessments of cult gems. This week, two con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the 19th century.
❉ The first film in Fritz Lang’s ‘Dr Mabuse’ trilogy is one of the great master-works of silent cinema.
❉ Take yourself back to a time before Fake News, Trump, Brexit, Revenge Porn and Take Me Out: A time of NuRave, hot indie girls, Emo and house parties.
❉ This week: Dispatches from the soft underbelly of light entertainment, with Louis Barfe and Matt Owen.